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Pros and Cons of The Most Common Cancer Treatments

Even today, in 2017, we ask ourselves the same question surgeons in the early 1800s asked: “How do we cure cancer?”

A Patient's Guide to Cancer Terminology

In order to make the most informed decisions about your or a loved one’s care, it’s important to understand the “language of cancer.”

The Strange Ways Excess Sugar is Affecting Your Body

As with most other foods, the secret to good health is balance. A few pieces of candy here-and-there won’t harm your body, but a diet high in sugar can have dangerous effects on your health.

21 Ways to Stay Positive After a Cancer Diagnosis

In honor of positive thinking day, we’re sharing a few tips from cancer survivors and caretakers on ways to stay positive while fighting cancer.

9 Quotes About Cancer That Will Inspire You

If you know someone battling cancer, pass along some of these famous and inspiring quotes.

The Difference Between Youth and Adult Cancers

Cancer is a disease that’s caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in the body. Though anyone can develop the disease, certain cancers are more common in children than adults, and vice-versa.

Is Any Form of Smoking Safe?

When it was first revealed in the 1950s that smoking cigarettes caused lung cancer, as well as an array of many other health problems, tobacco manufacturers were quick to develop cigarette “alternatives.” Today, you can find find chewing tobacco, herbal cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarettes in nearly every bodega in the country. But are any of these really a good alternative to smoking? No.

Imaging Tests and Cancer: Which Test is Best?

Today, imaging tests are more advanced than ever. And while they have been used to identify everything from broken bones to muscle damage, one of their primary uses is to discover cancerous cells and tumors within the body.

6 Myths About Sun Protection You Should Know

It’s happened to everyone — you come inside from a long day of working out in the yard, take one look at yourself in the mirror, and see your arms and back are sunburnt. While many of us simply brush it off, a sunburn is a clear sign that the DNA in your skin cells have been compromised by too much radiation.

The Dangerous Link Between Sugar and Cancer

It’s no surprise that too much sugar isn’t good for you. For years, doctor have warned people about the dangers of drinking too much soda and eating candy. But in addition to increasing your risk of cardiovascular disease, liver damage, and diabetes, it looks like sugar also affects your likelihood of having certain types of cancer.